Information Skills Workshops

Information Skills Workshops (Semester 2, 2019-20)

 

The Library prepares a series of workshops for you to sharpen your information skills. Click HERE to register.

 

Date Time Topical Workshop
04 Feb 2020 (Tue) 3:00 – 4:00 pm Essential Information Skills for Assignment Success
07 Feb 2020 (Fri) Making Effective Use of Library Online Resources
10 Feb 2020 (Mon) Finding Business Information I
12 Feb 2020 (Wed) Finding Business Information II
14 Feb 2020 (Fri) Making a Professional Presentation
18 Feb 2020 (Tue) Using RefWorks to Manage Your References
21 Feb 2020 (Fri) Visualizing Your Research Data **Bring your own computer.

 

Date Time Subject Specific Workshop
To request a session, please fill in the Online Form. The librarian will contact you within two working days to schedule a meeting. Library Resources for Student of School of Business
Library Resources for Student of School of Humanities and Social Science
Library Resources for Student of School of Communication
Library Resources for Student of School of Translation
Library Resources for Student of School of Decision Sciences

 

1. Essential Information Skills for Assignment Success

This workshop introduces Library resources and tools for research as well as features of Google Scholar. Demonstrations will be provided to help participants to acquire advanced skills to fulfill information needs for academic purposes.

 

2. Making Effective Use of Library Online Resources

This workshop aims to introduce participants with advanced research skills and tools to help in their assignment and research projects. Several databases, information evaluation criteria as well as citation management tool RefWorks will be introduced.

 

3. Finding Business Information I

This workshop focuses on equipping participants skills to locate company information as well as profile and industry trends in different library databases. The use of 3 main databases: Business Source Ultimate, Business Insights: Global, Nexis Uni, will be demonstrated.

 

4. Finding Business Information II

In this workshop, participants will learn how to find business news and analyst reports effectively. The instructor will also demonstrate the use of library databases Factiva, Passport, and CSMAR Solution.

 

5. Making a Professional Presentation

In this workshop, participants will learn how to plan, design, and deliver a professional presentation. Some cool and new presentation tools will be demonstrated.

 

6. Using RefWorks to Manage Your References

This workshop will introduce participants to make use of the web-based citation management tool RefWorks to manage various information sources, create reference lists and insert citations by just a few clicks.

 

7. Visualizing Your Research Data     (**Bring your own computer)

Data visualization can be a powerful tool to share your research findings with your intended audience. Join this workshop and learn how to design effective visualizations in Tableau.

 

8. Library Resources for Student of different Schools (Subject Area Specific)

This workshop will guide you to search for library resources in different subject areas.

 

Venue: Library E-Learning Classroom (A114, 1/F of the Library)

iGPS units / ECA Hours are counted. Seats are limited.

Click HERE to register.

Hands-on practice is available.

 

Last update: 23 January 2020